2015 Patriot League Basketball Championship

Lafayette won the 2015 Patriot League Men's Basketball Tournament by knocking off American 65-63 in the Championship game on March 11. The Leopards won their third League title and first since 2000, and earned the Patriot League's automatic berth to the NCAA Tournament. Both teams moved on to the title game by winning on the road in the semifinals of the League Tournament on March 8, with #4 Lafayette taking out #1 Bucknell 80-74 and #6 American posting a 73-62 win at #2 Colgate. In the quarterfinal round on March 5, #1 Bucknell held off #8 Holy Cross 90-83 in overtime and #4 Lafayette beat #5 Boston University 89-64 in the top half of the bracket, with #2 Colgate outlasting #7 Navy 72-62 and #6 American winning at #3 Lehigh 68-62 on the bottom half. The Tournament began with first-round contests on March 3 as Holy Cross beat #9 Loyola Maryland 62-45 and Navy knocked off #10 Army 56-52 at home.

2015 Men's Basketball Tournament Schedule


March 3 // First RoundTIMECOVERAGE
#7 Navy 56, #10 Army 52 7 p.m. Patriot League Network | Box Score | Recap
#8 Holy Cross 62, #9 Loyola Maryland 45 7 p.m. Patriot League Network | Box Score | Recap
March 5 // QuarterfinalsTIMECOVERAGE
#1 Bucknell 90, #8 Holy Cross 83 (OT) 7 p.m. Patriot League Network | Box Score | Recap
#4 Lafayette 89, #5 Boston University 64 7 p.m. Patriot League Network | Box Score | Recap
#2 Colgate 72, #7 Navy 62 7 p.m. Patriot League Network | Box Score | Recap
#6 American 68, #3 Lehigh 62 7 p.m. Patriot League Network | Box Score | Recap
March 8 // SemifinalsTIMECOVERAGE
#4 Lafayette 80, #1 Bucknell 74 2 p.m. CBS Sports Network | Box Score | Recap
#6 American 73, #2 Colgate 62 4 p.m. CBS Sports Network | Box Score | Recap
March 11 // ChampionshipTIMECOVERAGE
#4 Lafayette 65, #6 American 63 7:30 p.m. CBS Sports Network | Box Score | Recap